Does Talpirid really work?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by dmtm21, Mar 19, 2008.

  1. dmtm21

    dmtm21 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    I have a customer with a terrible mole problem and now that problem is mine!!
    I have tried the battery powered probes that send out high pitch squeals and no success. I want to use talpirid, but was wondering if it works, how hard it is to get it to the moles, and is it a no no with dogs in the yard. Thanks
  2. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,673

    Seems to work fine and i have heard good reports. Read the label carefully where it talks about dogs. Be sure the bait is placed UNDERGROUND.

    Has anybody done this test with your own dog? Don't let him eat it of course--but--is the odor of the bait attractive to him? Is there any chance a dog would be attracted to the bait by odor, find it and dig it up? One bait worm is probably not enough to kill a dog--but--I worry.
  3. jbdavis

    jbdavis LawnSite Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 5

    I've used them and they do work very well. I have also attended a seminar where a represenative of the company claimed a dog could eat several of them without becoming ill.
  4. rcreech

    rcreech Sponsor
    Male, from OHIO
    Messages: 6,162

    Stuff works awesome!
  5. tremor

    tremor LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,476

    Very good. There is no better bait.

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